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Host Family Loves to Share Their Alabama Home

Leigh Ann Parker never thought her daughter’s friendship with a Norwegian exchange student would lead to her family hosting teenagers from seven different countries.

Learning the American Way

Embracing the tenets of the A-SMYLE program – education, exchange, engagement, and empowerment – Danijela participated in youth leadership conferences that gave her the confidence to meet new people. She credits them and her program coordinator for their support.

A Year of Highlights for High School Students with Disabilities

This academic year (2012-2013), 30 FLEX, YES and A-SMYLE students with disabilities traveled thousands of miles from home to learn, grow, and contribute to their American host communities.

Experience America through a High School Exchange

Youth exchange participant and host family.

Every year, the State Department brings almost 2,000 high school students from almost 50 countries to live with an American host family and go to high school for a year.

In Service of the Heart

Branislava Blagojevic

Branislava Blagojevic, an A-SMYLE alumna who lived in Colorado during her program, talks about her exchange program experience.

Understanding Through First-Hand Experience

There may be small differences in the way we dress and what we eat, but we are all basically the same in our needs for protection, love, comfort, and freedom.

Out of the Books and into the Real World

As an A-SMYLE student I was involved in many things in school.